It’s Battle Hymn Time.

It's Battle Hymn Time.
We had a really gorgeous fall for the first time in recent memory, so it was extra-shocking when it suddenly became winter this week. Ok, not technically winter, but cold enough for me to acknowledge that I’m not going to feel my fingers and toes again until April or so. (And that is why we vacation.) So I’ve joked for ...

Top 10 Moments in NYC. #8 Will Shock You!

Top 10 Moments in NYC. #8 Will Shock You!
1: Seeing Hedwig and the Angry Inch with Neil Patrick Harris. (I’d love that show with anyone, but still.) I was so excited during the show I kept crying. And how could I not get the Hedwig towel?? 2: Our brunch cruise on a small 30s-era yacht (ok, it was a reproduction) that circumnavigated Manhattan Island. This picture is titled, ...

Spring! 3

Spring!
It was proper going-outdoors weather this weekend and it’s supposed to be 80 tomorrow (80!!!), so I think it’ll be spring for a week or so until summer happens. Right now it’s pouring, which is fine because it makes our yard happy. So we went to New Orleans for six days, and it was fantastic. I’ve always liked that city ...

Spring!!

Spring!!
It’s supposed to be 70 degrees today, so I’m going to celebrate by running around pants-free. Sorry, coworkers. It’s been really nice the last couple of days, so I took the first opportunity to go work in the garden. I cleared out all the dead stuff from last year along the side of the house, and found a ton of ...